Joseph Mallord William Turner

Boats at Deal

c.1830

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 76 × 98 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D35777
Turner Bequest CCCLXIII 11

Catalogue entry

This is a very slight, rapid sketch of boats distinguished by the vertical strokes of their masts, probably beached with slight indications of seafront buildings beyond; for other views of the town see under (folio 4 recto; D35763).

Matthew Imms
September 2016

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